PHOTOGRAPH 2x Framed Photographs of Theodore Roosevelt and his son, BOTH INSCRIBED
Lot 285
THEODORE ROOSEVELT A photograph of Theodore Roosevelt with his waterbuck trophy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "To R.J. Cuninghame, with the regards of, his friend, Theodore Roosevelt, Dec 17th 1909"
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PHOTOGRAPH 2x Framed Photographs of Theodore Roosevelt and his son, BOTH INSCRIBED
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THEODORE ROOSEVELT
A photograph of Theodore Roosevelt with his waterbuck trophy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "To R.J. Cuninghame, with the regards of, his friend, Theodore Roosevelt, Dec 17th 1909", together with a photograph of Kermit Roosevelt and his leopard trophy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED "To R.J.C., in memory of a, wonderful year in, Africa, Kermish Roosevelt, Nairobi December 17th 1909", both 238 x 285mm., framed and glazed, 1909 (2)

Footnotes

  • Cuninghame lead President Theodore Roosevelt and his son Kermit on a 12 Month safari, seven months in British East Africa and a further five months travelling via Uganda and the Nile to Cairo

    After 7 months in East Africa the Roosevelt safari spent the first days of December 1909 hunting the dense mountain forests of the Mau on Lord Delamere's farm at Nojoro. Their return to Nairobi marked the end of their swansong in East Africa, these photographs were signed the day prior to their departure from Nairobi for the final time, heading north for Lake Victoria and Uganda

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  • note: signed 'Kermit Roosevelt'
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